On the return to Nairobi we spent a day at Hell's Gate National Park.



Which has some fantastic climbing and good wildlife as well.
The free standing pinnacle is called Fischer's Tower and is two pitches to the top.



As we climbed up we could watch zebra running across the plain just as a reminder that we were indeed in Africa. The climbing here was good as well with occasional gunks similarities in that good holds next to the cracks appear unexpectedly so that your gear goes in the crack but your hands don't.



Plenty of well protected natural lines with bolted lower-offs at the top of most climbs meant we could get a lot done in a short period of time. Temps were in the low 70's in the shade and nice and dry since it's their Winter and start of the dry season.



It was a bit disconcerting to see just how dry it was already seeing that the "rainy season" had just ended. We were told that most of the area we were in had received less that 10% of the normal rainfall for that year.





I believe this was basalt and the cracks were nice and smooth on the inside but occasionally there were very slick footholds.